|Green Room Now - René de Guzman and Berin Golonu - David Lawrence|
René de Guzman and Berin Golonu, the curators of Bay Area Now 4, join Stretcher Co-publisher Meredith Tromble for an on-stage conversation about the exhibition and curating as a creative practice. How did they choose the artists? What changes in the cultural climate did they find from previous Bay Area Now exhibitions? What are their influences as curators, and what influence do they hope to exercise with this exhibition? Stretcher asks the curators what the Bay Area wants to know, now...
Keywords: René de Guzman; Rene de Guzman; Berin Golonu; Meredith Tromble; Stretcher; Bay Area Now; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; curators; curating; art; visual art; Bay Area
|Bay Area Not Now - David Lawrence|
Artist team Dan and Cheryl host a talk show formatted evening in which guest artists address the title topic Bay Area Not Now through their work. Seeking a critical distance from the pervasive here and now, looking beyond the local, and acting outside or in contrast to the context is the working concept for this evening's program. Special Guests: Karla Milosevich, a San Francisco-based video artist...
Keywords: Dan Spencer; Cheryl Meeker; Karla Milosevich; Wayne Smith; Torsten Kretchzmar; Stretcher; Bay Area Now; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; art; visual art; video art; Bay Area
|Dan and Cheryl at Home in the Green Room - Stretcher|
Conflating studio, home, and talk show, Dan Spencer and Cheryl Meeker moderate a discussion about the context in which Bay Area Now is set. The significance of Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project and the global reach and aesthetic influence of commodity and empire will be touchstones for discussion.
Keywords: Dan Spencer; Cheryl Meeker; Antonia Juhasz; Miryam Sas; Walter Benjamin; Arcades; Stretcher; Bay Area Now; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; art; visual art; Bay Area
|Bay Area Now Street Interviews - David Lawrence|
Stretcher takes the question of Bay Area Now to the street, asking a variety of artists, curators, and the art viewing public to tell us what creative work they're most excited about in the Bay Area. Taped at various locations in July 2005 for the July 28 opening of Green Room Now, Stretcher's series of public events for Bay Area Now 4 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Visit http://www.stretcher.org/ban4.html for more information.
Keywords: Sheldon Norberg; Michele Kappel; Sherry Koyama; Kevin B. Chen; Kevin Chen; Tariq Alvi; Valerie Wade; Courtney Fink; Sirpa Jokinen; Clark Buckner; Evan Rehill; Lise Swenson; Dr. Susan Greene; Susan Greene; Scott Macleod; Carolyn Ryder Cooley; Martin Morehouse; Jill Pfeiffer; Anonymous Bosch; Nathan Lynch; Kelly Donahey; Aaron Noble; Andy Cox; Stretcher; Bay Area Now; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; art; visual art; Bay Area